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    Scientists spot black hole so huge it ‘shouldn’t even exist’ in our galaxy

    Agence-France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 06:53pm on November 28, 2019

    Astronomers have discovered a black hole in the Milky Way so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars evolve, researchers said Thursday. LB-1...

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    Saturn moon Titan shaped by same forces as Earth

    Agence-France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:21pm on November 19, 2019

    The largest of Saturn’s many moons has lakes, mountains and dunes, with its surface scarred and crafted by many of the same forces which have...

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    Scientists question mass tree planting as climate change panacea

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:34pm on October 22, 2019

    The potential for a global tree-planting drive to curb climate-change risks has been overestimated, scientists warned, flagging issues with maps and data used in a...

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    Scientists discover oldest galaxy cluster

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    Astronomers have discovered a 13-billion-year-old galaxy cluster that is the earliest ever observed, according to a paper released Friday, a finding that may hold clues...

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    Cut emissions to avert catastrophic sea-level rise: UN

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    Scientists behind a landmark study of the links between oceans, glaciers, ice caps and the climate delivered a stark warning to the world on Wednesday:...

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    Sporadic notes: BirthStrike

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    SCIENTISTS to some people are bad. The cause: scientists present horrifying facts about climate. To many others, scientists are good people, doing incredible work, helping...

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    Nobel winning scientist Murray Gell-Mann dies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:05pm on May 27, 2019

    Murray Gell-Mann, a physicist who theorised the existence of the quark and won a Nobel Prize for his method of classifying particles, has died at...